Adidas hail Lionel Messi as the greatest player of all time in funny tweet

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And the funniest tweets for this week goes to… Adidas!

A couple of hours after it was announced that Lionel Messi had won the Ballon d’Or for a record-breaking fifth time, the sports manufacturer received a rather unusual question from a lad with a penchant for Antoine Griezmann called Simon.

“Need dating tips, @adidas” Simon tweeted Adidas. “Shall I drop her, if she says Ronaldo > Messi?”


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Adidas, who boast Messi among their list of high-profile clients, responded by saying: “A great relationship is built on trust. How can you trust someone who says Messi isn't the greatest of all time?”


Ronaldo doesn't need Adidas making things worse

It’s safe to say Cristiano Ronaldo won’t be switching from Nike to Adidas any time soon if he becomes aware of this tweet.

The Real Madrid star’s ego took a bit of a knock earlier this week when he was beaten to the Ballon d’Or award by his rival - and the last thing he needs is a giant company like Adidas rubbing salt into his wounds.

Messi should extend his Ballon d'Or tally over Ronaldo

Because Ronaldo turns 31 next month, there’s very little chance that Ronaldo will equal - let alone surpass - the number of Ballon d’Or awards won by Messi.

If anything, Messi will only add to his collection over the next couple of years, extending the gap between himself and the Portuguese goal machine.

Ronaldo deserves to go down in history as one of the best players of all time - it’s just unfortunate for him that he was born two years earlier than arguably the greatest ever.

How many Ballon d’Or awards will Lionel Messi win before he retires? Have your say by leaving a comment below.

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